Sweet variety of the USSR
• Sweet variety in the USSR
In the Soviet Union, poor choice of goods was compensated by good quality and natural ingredients. Sweet Tooth, catching the Soviet era confirm that although many modern pastry and coffee shops, and pleasing to the eye and an abundance of beauty food products, but they will never be compared to the Soviet inconspicuous cakes ...
Together, let us recall the most popular positions range Soviet cafeterias and pastry shops.
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Who has not dreamed of Soviet children on the way home from school to buy a cake in a shop or supermarket cooking? After all, these stores come across in our new neighborhood, and it is in them so tempting look cakes "Small basket of 22 kopecks," Summer "for 10 cents, or chocolate covered choux, for the same 22 kopecks, which my mother gave to buy lunch at school! That childhood and cakes in the shops are synonymous with happiness to many children, regardless of age, at any time of the year!
Mittens in the cream, books smeared with chocolate, broken into pieces of cake "Meringues" a new just bought a scarf ... Agree, such nostalgia is at everyone who grew up in the era of the USSR, where there were the most delicious cakes in the world, is not it?
No one thought at the time about food dyes and preservatives, when you could buy a cream joy and five minutes to enjoy it! Let us remember those of our children's joy from the school canteen or a favorite candy.
Particularly chic in culinary -pirozhnoy environment was considered a cake "Napoleon", which looked like zhirnenky equilateral triangle, smeared with delicious cream.
Eclair with butter cream and chocolate icing - one of the favorite and tasty cakes Soviet era. The sets of cakes, which were sold in a nice cardboard box, was necessarily eclair. This cake was prepared choux dough and fillings used as cream or custard.
Sand basket sold everywhere and was equally beloved by Soviet boys and girls than eclair. Most often decorated with baskets of mushrooms cream. Hats from fungi were dough. These hats were eaten first. Price - 22 kopecks.
Cake "Tubes with cream"
Tasty and very simple cake. For the generation born in the USSR in the 1960s - 1980s. - puff tube with mouth-watering protein cream was a real delicacy.
This is one of the iconic dishes Soviet cuisine. Legendary potato - a favorite delicacy of Soviet children. Her love and love as well as eclairs, tarts and rolls. They fed him, and in restaurants and canteens, and Grooming table. Potatoes today for many - the taste of childhood ... What, in general, is not surprising. Not very labor-intensive dish allowed to use and dispose of taste by cutting cakes, biscuits, crackers. The name "potato" got this cake because it trimmed white cream in the form of sprouts on the potato tuber.
Snow-white cake consisting of two halves. Part of the tender crispy meringue fastened together by jam or butter cream Charlotte.
Shortbread ring nuts
Excellent lunch Soviet schoolboy or student - a sand ring nuts. To get the best taste of the Soviet chefs use only peanuts! Undulating Korzhik strewn on top of nuts can be eaten as a tea, and milk.
Delicacy peculiar to sour aftertaste, made of a three-glass plates which are interconnected protein cream, and their surface is sprinkled with crumbs.
If anyone remembers, in Soviet times there were such "wet" sponge cakes and cakes with butter cream. Now this cream does not do. It does not have exotic and bizarre combination, but it is relatives and friends.
This cake "Bush" - a gentle melting and concealing in the mouth, is a combination of two kinds of baked semi-finished products - biscuits bush and air interlayered with fruit filling. The surface of cake zaglazirovana apricot marmalade and sprinkled with nuts.
Jack of all trades
They departed not from catering and Soviet citizens. Air eclairs, delicious cakes, potato cakes ... What did not know how to cook our mothers and grandmothers! Housewives prefer to make your own delicious masterpieces. Recipes taken from the "Recipes" book. This book had almost any home. How to make a cake, bake a cake, decorate cakes. In this book, the answers to virtually all questions.
In the wings from the mothers were daughters. Remember the famous "Days birthday", which is celebrated as a class once a month. Especially for these teas school girls brought home sweets made with his own hands.
There were also lessons of economics. They also baked cakes girls. At the end of these lessons, we boys would come to visit them for tea!
A new breath of
Today, things have changed. Preservatives, enhancers, stabilizers, flavors ... and there is no longer the biscuits and cakes, puff tubes and baskets with a cream, simple biscuits, juicy, cakes "Nut", custard rings with curd cream and a lot more then not ... But people's interest in the Soviet culinary "heritage" does not disappear. And we keep returning to the old recipes.